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Kwan Laboratory
The laboratory of Kenneth Y. Kwan at the University of Michigan.

Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute (MBNI) Department of Human Genetics UM Neuroscience Graduate Program University of Michigan Medical School

Alex Kwan at Yale can be found here and Kelvin Kwan at Rutgers can be found here.
Contact Information:
Kenneth Y. Kwan
E-mail: kykwan(at)umich.edu
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Kenneth Y. Kwan Ken Kwan Kenneth Yu-Chung Kwan Kwan KY Kwan laboratory Kwan lab kwanlab.org University of Michigan UMich UofM Michigan Yale University neuroscience neurobiology molecular biology genetics genomics evolution evo-devo human brain forebrain neurodevelopment neurogenetics neurogenomics neural development brain science neocortex cerebral cortex hippocampus pyramidal neuron motoneuron motor neuron homunculus topography connectivity connections connectome interhemispheric intrahemispheric sensory somatosensory consciousness interneuron projection neuron dendrite dendritic spines cell soma growth cone axon pathfinding axon guidance axon tracts axonal projection autistic schizophrenia ASD autism spectrum disorder fragile X syndrome FXS Tourette neuropsychiatric disorder neurodevelopmental disorder corticospinal tract corticothalamic tract corpus callosum agenesis probst bundle intracortical corticocortical corticofugal subcortical subcerebral corticostriatal corticotectal corticobulbar corticonuclear thalamus brainstem preplate subplate marginal zone cortical plate laminar upper layers supragranular deep layers subgranular layer V L5 barrels barrel fields transcriptional mechanism mRNA protein translation DNA transcription regulatory sequence enhancer dendrite dendritic spince post-transcriptional control translational research networks gene disease ADHD seizures epilepsy ventricular zone subventricular neuroepithelium progenitor stem cell radial glia glial cell neurogenesis neuronogenesis gliogenesis Fezf2 Zfp312 Fezl Tbr1 Sox5 Ctip2 Bcl11b FMRP Fmr1 NOS1 nNOS Lamc3 Slitrk1 Ephb1 EphB2 Wdr62 Foxp2  Kenneth Y. Kwan Ken Kwan Kenneth Yu-Chung Kwan Kwan KY Kwan laboratory Kwan lab kwanlab.org University of Michigan UMich UofM Michigan Yale University neuroscience neurobiology molecular biology genetics genomics evolution evo-devo human brain forebrain neurodevelopment neurogenetics neurogenomics neural development brain science neocortex cerebral cortex hippocampus pyramidal neuron motoneuron motor neuron homunculus topography connectivity connections connectome interhemispheric intrahemispheric sensory somatosensory consciousness interneuron projection neuron dendrite dendritic spines cell soma growth cone axon pathfinding axon guidance axon tracts axonal projection autistic schizophrenia ASD autism spectrum disorder fragile X syndrome FXS Tourette neuropsychiatric disorder neurodevelopmental disorder corticospinal tract corticothalamic tract corpus callosum agenesis probst bundle intracortical corticocortical corticofugal subcortical subcerebral corticostriatal corticotectal corticobulbar corticonuclear thalamus brainstem preplate subplate marginal zone cortical plate laminar upper layers supragranular deep layers subgranular layer V L5 barrels barrel fields transcriptional mechanism mRNA protein translation DNA transcription regulatory sequence enhancer dendrite dendritic spince post-transcriptional control translational research networks gene disease ADHD seizures epilepsy ventricular zone subventricular neuroepithelium progenitor stem cell radial glia glial cell neurogenesis neuronogenesis gliogenesis Fezf2 Zfp312 Fezl Tbr1 Sox5 Ctip2 Bcl11b FMRP Fmr1 NOS1 nNOS Lamc3 Slitrk1 Ephb1 EphB2 Wdr62 Foxp2  Kenneth Y. Kwan Ken Kwan Kenneth Yu-Chung Kwan Kwan KY Kwan laboratory Kwan lab kwanlab.org University of Michigan UMich UofM Michigan Yale University neuroscience neurobiology molecular biology genetics genomics evolution evo-devo human brain forebrain neurodevelopment neurogenetics neurogenomics neural development brain science neocortex cerebral cortex hippocampus pyramidal neuron motoneuron motor neuron homunculus topography connectivity connections connectome interhemispheric intrahemispheric sensory somatosensory consciousness interneuron projection neuron dendrite dendritic spines cell soma growth cone axon pathfinding axon guidance axon tracts axonal projection autistic schizophrenia ASD autism spectrum disorder fragile X syndrome FXS Tourette neuropsychiatric disorder neurodevelopmental disorder corticospinal tract corticothalamic tract corpus callosum agenesis probst bundle intracortical corticocortical corticofugal subcortical subcerebral corticostriatal corticotectal corticobulbar corticonuclear thalamus brainstem preplate subplate marginal zone cortical plate laminar upper layers supragranular deep layers subgranular layer V L5 barrels barrel fields transcriptional mechanism mRNA protein translation DNA transcription regulatory sequence enhancer dendrite dendritic spince post-transcriptional control translational research networks gene disease ADHD seizures epilepsy ventricular zone subventricular neuroepithelium progenitor stem cell radial glia glial cell neurogenesis neuronogenesis gliogenesis Fezf2 Zfp312 Fezl Tbr1 Sox5 Ctip2 Bcl11b FMRP Fmr1 NOS1 nNOS Lamc3 Slitrk1 Ephb1 EphB2 Wdr62 Foxp2  Kenneth Y. Kwan Ken Kwan Kenneth Yu-Chung Kwan Kwan KY Kwan laboratory Kwan lab kwanlab.org University of Michigan UMich UofM Michigan Yale University neuroscience neurobiology molecular biology genetics genomics evolution evo-devo human brain forebrain neurodevelopment neurogenetics neurogenomics neural development brain science neocortex cerebral cortex hippocampus pyramidal neuron motoneuron motor neuron homunculus topography connectivity connections connectome interhemispheric intrahemispheric sensory somatosensory consciousness interneuron projection neuron dendrite dendritic spines cell soma growth cone axon pathfinding axon guidance axon tracts axonal projection autistic schizophrenia ASD autism spectrum disorder fragile X syndrome FXS Tourette neuropsychiatric disorder neurodevelopmental disorder corticospinal tract corticothalamic tract corpus callosum agenesis probst bundle intracortical corticocortical corticofugal subcortical subcerebral corticostriatal corticotectal corticobulbar corticonuclear thalamus brainstem preplate subplate marginal zone cortical plate laminar upper layers supragranular deep layers subgranular layer V L5 barrels barrel fields transcriptional mechanism mRNA protein translation DNA transcription regulatory sequence enhancer dendrite dendritic spince post-transcriptional control translational research networks gene disease ADHD seizures epilepsy ventricular zone subventricular neuroepithelium progenitor stem cell radial glia glial cell neurogenesis neuronogenesis gliogenesis Fezf2 Zfp312 Fezl Tbr1 Sox5 Ctip2 Bcl11b FMRP Fmr1 NOS1 nNOS Lamc3 Slitrk1 Ephb1 EphB2 Wdr62 Foxp2  Kenneth Y. Kwan Ken Kwan Kenneth Yu-Chung Kwan Kwan KY Kwan laboratory Kwan lab kwanlab.org University of Michigan UMich UofM Michigan Yale University neuroscience neurobiology molecular biology genetics genomics evolution evo-devo human brain forebrain neurodevelopment neurogenetics neurogenomics neural development brain science neocortex cerebral cortex hippocampus pyramidal neuron motoneuron motor neuron homunculus topography connectivity connections connectome interhemispheric intrahemispheric sensory somatosensory consciousness interneuron projection neuron dendrite dendritic spines cell soma growth cone axon pathfinding axon guidance axon tracts axonal projection autistic schizophrenia ASD autism spectrum disorder fragile X syndrome FXS Tourette neuropsychiatric disorder neurodevelopmental disorder corticospinal tract corticothalamic tract corpus callosum agenesis probst bundle intracortical corticocortical corticofugal subcortical subcerebral corticostriatal corticotectal corticobulbar corticonuclear thalamus brainstem preplate subplate marginal zone cortical plate laminar upper layers supragranular deep layers subgranular layer V L5 barrels barrel fields transcriptional mechanism mRNA protein translation DNA transcription regulatory sequence enhancer dendrite dendritic spince post-transcriptional control translational research networks gene disease ADHD seizures epilepsy ventricular zone subventricular neuroepithelium progenitor stem cell radial glia glial cell neurogenesis neuronogenesis gliogenesis Fezf2 Zfp312 Fezl Tbr1 Sox5 Ctip2 Bcl11b FMRP Fmr1 NOS1 nNOS Lamc3 Slitrk1 Ephb1 EphB2 Wdr62 Foxp2  Kenneth Y. Kwan Ken Kwan Kenneth Yu-Chung Kwan Kwan KY Kwan laboratory Kwan lab kwanlab.org University of Michigan UMich UofM Michigan Yale University neuroscience neurobiology molecular biology genetics genomics evolution evo-devo human brain forebrain neurodevelopment neurogenetics neurogenomics neural development brain science neocortex cerebral cortex hippocampus pyramidal neuron motoneuron motor neuron homunculus topography connectivity connections connectome interhemispheric intrahemispheric sensory somatosensory consciousness interneuron projection neuron dendrite dendritic spines cell soma growth cone axon pathfinding axon guidance axon tracts axonal projection autistic schizophrenia ASD autism spectrum disorder fragile X syndrome FXS Tourette neuropsychiatric disorder neurodevelopmental disorder corticospinal tract corticothalamic tract corpus callosum agenesis probst bundle intracortical corticocortical corticofugal subcortical subcerebral corticostriatal corticotectal corticobulbar corticonuclear thalamus brainstem preplate subplate marginal zone cortical plate laminar upper layers supragranular deep layers subgranular layer V L5 barrels barrel fields transcriptional mechanism mRNA protein translation DNA transcription regulatory sequence enhancer dendrite dendritic spince post-transcriptional control translational research networks gene disease ADHD seizures epilepsy ventricular zone subventricular neuroepithelium progenitor stem cell radial glia glial cell neurogenesis neuronogenesis gliogenesis Fezf2 Zfp312 Fezl Tbr1 Sox5 Ctip2 Bcl11b FMRP Fmr1 NOS1 nNOS Lamc3 Slitrk1 Ephb1 EphB2 Wdr62 Foxp2  Kenneth Y. Kwan Ken Kwan Kenneth Yu-Chung Kwan Kwan KY Kwan laboratory Kwan lab kwanlab.org University of Michigan UMich UofM Michigan Yale University neuroscience neurobiology molecular biology genetics genomics evolution evo-devo human brain forebrain neurodevelopment neurogenetics neurogenomics neural development brain science neocortex cerebral cortex hippocampus pyramidal neuron motoneuron motor neuron homunculus topography connectivity connections connectome interhemispheric intrahemispheric sensory somatosensory consciousness interneuron projection neuron dendrite dendritic spines cell soma growth cone axon pathfinding axon guidance axon tracts axonal projection autistic schizophrenia ASD autism spectrum disorder fragile X syndrome FXS Tourette neuropsychiatric disorder neurodevelopmental disorder corticospinal tract corticothalamic tract corpus callosum agenesis probst bundle intracortical corticocortical corticofugal subcortical subcerebral corticostriatal corticotectal corticobulbar corticonuclear thalamus brainstem preplate subplate marginal zone cortical plate laminar upper layers supragranular deep layers subgranular layer V L5 barrels barrel fields transcriptional mechanism mRNA protein translation DNA transcription regulatory sequence enhancer dendrite dendritic spince post-transcriptional control translational research networks gene disease ADHD seizures epilepsy ventricular zone subventricular neuroepithelium progenitor stem cell radial glia glial cell neurogenesis neuronogenesis gliogenesis Fezf2 Zfp312 Fezl Tbr1 Sox5 Ctip2 Bcl11b FMRP Fmr1 NOS1 nNOS Lamc3 Slitrk1 Ephb1 EphB2 Wdr62 Foxp2  Kenneth Y. Kwan Ken Kwan Kenneth Yu-Chung Kwan Kwan KY Kwan laboratory Kwan lab kwanlab.org University of Michigan UMich UofM Michigan Yale University neuroscience neurobiology molecular biology genetics genomics evolution evo-devo human brain forebrain neurodevelopment neurogenetics neurogenomics neural development brain science neocortex cerebral cortex hippocampus pyramidal neuron motoneuron motor neuron homunculus topography connectivity connections connectome interhemispheric intrahemispheric sensory somatosensory consciousness interneuron projection neuron dendrite dendritic spines cell soma growth cone axon pathfinding axon guidance axon tracts axonal projection autistic schizophrenia ASD autism spectrum disorder fragile X syndrome FXS Tourette neuropsychiatric disorder neurodevelopmental disorder corticospinal tract corticothalamic tract corpus callosum agenesis probst bundle intracortical corticocortical corticofugal subcortical subcerebral corticostriatal corticotectal corticobulbar corticonuclear thalamus brainstem preplate subplate marginal zone cortical plate laminar upper layers supragranular deep layers subgranular layer V L5 barrels barrel fields transcriptional mechanism mRNA protein translation DNA transcription regulatory sequence enhancer dendrite dendritic spince post-transcriptional control translational research networks gene disease ADHD seizures epilepsy ventricular zone subventricular neuroepithelium progenitor stem cell radial glia glial cell neurogenesis neuronogenesis gliogenesis Fezf2 Zfp312 Fezl Tbr1 Sox5 Ctip2 Bcl11b FMRP Fmr1 NOS1 nNOS Lamc3 Slitrk1 Ephb1 EphB2 Wdr62 Foxp2  Kenneth Y. Kwan Ken Kwan Kenneth Yu-Chung Kwan Kwan KY Kwan laboratory Kwan lab kwanlab.org University of Michigan UMich UofM Michigan Yale University neuroscience neurobiology molecular biology genetics genomics evolution evo-devo human brain forebrain neurodevelopment neurogenetics neurogenomics neural development brain science neocortex cerebral cortex hippocampus pyramidal neuron motoneuron motor neuron homunculus topography connectivity connections connectome interhemispheric intrahemispheric sensory somatosensory consciousness interneuron projection neuron dendrite dendritic spines cell soma growth cone axon pathfinding axon guidance axon tracts axonal projection autistic schizophrenia ASD autism spectrum disorder fragile X syndrome FXS Tourette neuropsychiatric disorder neurodevelopmental disorder corticospinal tract corticothalamic tract corpus callosum agenesis probst bundle intracortical corticocortical corticofugal subcortical subcerebral corticostriatal corticotectal corticobulbar corticonuclear thalamus brainstem preplate subplate marginal zone cortical plate laminar upper layers supragranular deep layers subgranular layer V L5 barrels barrel fields transcriptional mechanism mRNA protein translation DNA transcription regulatory sequence enhancer dendrite dendritic spince post-transcriptional control translational research networks gene disease ADHD seizures epilepsy ventricular zone subventricular neuroepithelium progenitor stem cell radial glia glial cell neurogenesis neuronogenesis gliogenesis Fezf2 Zfp312 Fezl Tbr1 Sox5 Ctip2 Bcl11b FMRP Fmr1 NOS1 nNOS Lamc3 Slitrk1 Ephb1 EphB2 Wdr62 Foxp2